January 23, 2020, 10am PST
Andy Byford has resigned as president of the New York City Transit Authority, after building a track record that includes ridership and service improvements on the troubled MTA subway system.
June 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Paris Agreement gave public officials an opportunity to criticize the President on his climate denial, but these statements ring truer when the officials seek out climate solutions at home as well.
May 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The disastrous state of the country's most busy transit station presents an opportunity to make big improvements.
March 8, 2015, 10am PDT
Concerned about their economic fate, several upstate New York towns have expressed interest in joining Pennsylvania instead.
December 18, 2014, 6am PST
Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally made a decision—make it permanent in 2015. Fracking foes won an important battle as the Empire State has massive natural gas reserves in the Marcellus shale play. In the end, health issues trumped economics.
July 25, 2013, 6am PDT
When it comes to meeting the transit needs of millennials, real time information about train arrivals is as important as the transit itself. This is one of the key findings of a New York MTA survey conducted to inform strategies for the future.
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January 6, 2012, 10am PST
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposes closing the Javits Center and opening a bigger, convention center to spur economic development. Other proposals included new power transmission lines and Las Vegas-style casinos.
December 7, 2011, 1pm PST
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo touts private investment as a solution to New York's transportation funding woes. But a conference of infrastructure experts agree that private partnerships aren't a substitute for public funds.
October 25, 2011, 5am PDT
After nine years of public outreach and study, transit was abruptly and secretively dropped from plans for the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Now, neither New York Governor Andrew Cuomo nor the US Department of Transportation will say why.